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Whose Infrastructure— Ours or Theirs?
Whose Infrastructure— Ours or Theirs?

November 18, 2016
Listen carefully when you hear a politician or a lobbyist speak of “infrastructure.” To really mean anything, that big ugly word has got to be qualified.

Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway
Hope for Highways Inside the Beltway

November 7, 2016
Executive Editor David Cullen shares his thoughts on a new survey on what issues are most likely to make it through Congress next year, no matter who wins...

New Jersey to Hike Diesel Fuel Tax by 27 Cents
New Jersey to Hike Diesel Fuel Tax by 27 Cents

October 11, 2016
New Jersey lawmakers have approved a bipartisan deal that not only raises fuel taxes in the Garden State for the first time in three decades, it...

DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects
DOT Awards Nearly $800 Million for Transportation Infrastructure Projects

September 7, 2016
Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx announced on Sept. 7 that almost $800 million in inaugural FASTLANE federal grants has been awarded to 18...

CBO Marks 3 Paths to Smarter Highway Funding
CBO Marks 3 Paths to Smarter Highway Funding

February 22, 2016
Contending that “spending on highways does not correspond very well with how the roads are used and valued,” the Congressional Budget Office has issued a...

Rhode Island Lists Possible Truck Toll Locations
Rhode Island Lists Possible Truck Toll Locations

January 6, 2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation has provided a list of the locations under consideration for placing toll gantries, should lawmakers approve a...

For Whom the Bridge Is Tolled…
For Whom the Bridge Is Tolled…

January 5, 2016
The question, agree those on both side of the truck-tolling divide, is how to pay for the extensive repairs and improvements needed to keep Rhode Island...

House Applies Highway Patch; Senate Expected to Rubberstamp
House Applies Highway Patch; Senate Expected to Rubberstamp

November 17, 2015
A bipartisan bill to extend the authorization for federal highway and transit programs through Dec. 4 has been passed by the House.

Highway Bill in Home Stretch
Highway Bill in Home Stretch

November 6, 2015
The highway bill passed by the House on Nov. 5 and the highway bill passed by the Senate in July are headed to a conference committee charged with working...

House Passes Highway Bill
House Passes Highway Bill

November 5, 2015
The House of Representatives has passed its version of a highway bill— voting for it 363-64 in overwhelming bipartisan fashion.